The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation. Direct assistance is available to individuals, families and businesses in areas covered by a disaster declaration where property has been damaged or destroyed and whose losses are not covered by insurance. Funding is meant to help with critical expenses that cannot be covered in other ways, and is not intended to restore damaged property to its condition before the disaster.
FEMA’s free online courses provide an interactive web-based educational experience. Public-private partnerships, a subject covered, enhance all aspects of emergency management: preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation. Courses that deal with public-private partnership include: